Uusi opinto-opas (sisältäen myös opetusohjelmat) lukuvuodelle 2018-2019 sijaitsee osoitteessa https://opas.peppi.utu.fi . Tältä sivustolta löytyvät enää vanhat opinto-oppaat ja opetusohjelmat.

The new study guide (incl. teaching schedules) for academic year 2018-2019 can be found at https://studyguide.utu.fi. This site contains only previous years' guides.

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Archived Curricula Guide 2016–2018
Curricula Guide is archieved. Please refer to current Curricula Guides
FOOD3836 Food Microbiology 1–3 ECTS
Organised by
Food Chemistry
Person in charge
Kaisa Linderborg (coordinator)

Learning outcomes

Student understands what kind of pathogenic or profitable microbes may be present in different kinds of foods, and how their growth may be modified by changing the composition of the food or by food processing techniques.


The emphasis of the course may differ from year to year. Properties of food that promote or hinder the growth of microbiota, and alteration of these properties. Typical pathogenic and profitable microbes.

Teaching language

Finnish, English

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in classroom work
  • In Finnish


Numeric 0-5.

Recommended year of study

This course may not be available every academic year.

Belongs to following study modules

Department of Biochemistry
Elective advanced studies (Food Chemistry)
Department of Biochemistry
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Implementation details are unavailable.
Department of Biochemistry
DP in Biochemistry
DP Bachelor of Science in Tech. (Biotechnology)
DP in Biochemistry
DP in Food Chemistry
DP on Molecular Biology and Bioenergetics
DP in Biotechnology
Finnish Study Modules